Lord, dost thou show a corner-stone

Lord, dost thou show a corner-stone

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 28 hymnals

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1 Lord dost thou whew a corner-stone,
For us to build our hopes upon,
That the fair edifice may rise
Sublime in light beyond the skies?

2 Thy people long this stone have try'd,
And all the pow'rs of hell defy'd.
Floods of temptation beat in vain;
Well doth this rick the house sustain.

3 When storms and tempests round prevail,
Whirlwind and thunder, fire and hail;
'Tis here our trembling souls shall hide,
And securely they abide.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #297

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, dost thou show a corner-stone
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d461

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #89

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #297

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #297

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #297

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d186

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.XCV

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.XCV

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms & Hymns. 2nd Baltimore ed. #aCLXIII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #163

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Baptist Hymn Book #a112

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #CLXII

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Pocket Hymns #109

Revival Hymns #d52

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Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CLXIII

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d329

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The Baptist Hymn Book #322

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The Baptist Hymn Book #112

The Christian Hymn Book #d369

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d374

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The Christian Psalmist #152

The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d333

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #881

The Universalist Hymn Book #d271

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #559

The Young Convert's Companion #d66

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